August 27, Monday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Yoshi Ogasawara and Ms. Emma Howard

  1. The state-run Korean Central News Agency reported on Sunday night that North Korea has decided to deport a Japanese man who has been held in custody.
  2. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has announced that he will seek a third consecutive term of the presidency of the main ruling Liberal Democratic Party.
  3. Japan plans to extend emergency aid to a U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees amid growing concern over the agency’s financial difficulties caused by the U.S. freezing its financial assistance.